The adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2019 is $50,981,610, this is a 1.7% decrease from the $51,935,745 for Fiscal Year 2018.
Personnel Services (salaries and benefits) make up 36.5% of the overall budget. The Fiscal Year 2019 budget includes a 1.5% raise for all employees.
Operating Expenses make up 31.2% of the Fiscal Year 2019 citywide budget, which is a 0.02% increase from Fiscal Year 2018.
Comprehensive Financial Reports
The Finance Department produces the City’s Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR), also known as an annual audit. The City of Haines City has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the CAFR annually since 2008.
State law requires that all local governments publish each fiscal year a complete set of financial statements presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) and audited in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America by a firm of licensed certified public accountants.